Ecological Farm for Bath

by Middle Ground Growers in Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, United Kingdom

We did it
On 2nd January 2022 we successfully raised £96,163 with 545 supporters in 69 days

We are creating a new, ecological farm from scratch... well from a 16 acre field! To produce local food for 400 homes in Bath.

by Middle Ground Growers in Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, United Kingdom


This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£25 or more

Gift a tree for Christmas!

Gift a tree to a loved one this year! We will plant an additional tree for every tree reward claimed - a true Christmas or solstice gift to future generations, land and wildlife.

£15 or more

Gift a berry bush for Christmas!

Struggling to find a creative, meaningful and long-lasting Christmas gift for friends or family? Claim this reward and we will plant an extra berry bush to provide perennial food and fruits every year - blackcurrant, redcurrant, gooseberry, jostaberry, loganberry, whitecurrant and more! Some of these will make up our perennial agroforestry alley crop, others will be integrated into a food forest on the land for you to visit and forage from!

£20 or more

£20 Reward

A shout out on social media and a MASSIVE thank you from all of us.

£35 or more

Gift a nut tree this Christmas!

A meaningful, creative and impactful Christmas gift to pay it forward to future generations and wildlife. One nut tree can produce millions of calorific proteins each year whilst sequestering carbon and providing ecological habitat!

£50 or more

17 of 100 claimed

£50 reward

A personalised MGG thank you postcard

£100 or more

Weston Spring Farm Calendar

A seasonal calendar with photos from the farm and home-growing tips for every month.

£150 or more

34 of 600 claimed

Name a fruit tree

A tree in our orchard named after yourself or a loved one

£250 or more

Farm Tour

A group farm tour and lunch from the land at Weston Spring Farm with the crew.

£275 or more

2 of 7 claimed

Name a food forest!!

We are creating 3 food forests in 2022, and more in subsequent years. A food forest mimics nature and provides a diversity of (mostly) perennial food crops in a small space. We are seeking names for our food forests from supporters! this could be in memory of someone, or in honour of a special place, group or project.

£300 or more

6 of 20 claimed

Scything masterclass with Xavier and Keith!

Free ticket to one of Xavier and Keiths scything masterclasses - learn the ancient art of land stewardship including practical skills to manage a farm/garden/estate with simple tools.

£350 or more

2 of 4 claimed

Permaculture Introduction Course

Introducing the principles, ethics and design behind permaculture, and applying this to practical projects to enable you to be a solution catalyst in your community

£400 or more

Name a bench!

A Weston Spring Farm bench plaque with the name of your choice

£500 or more

Weekend Workshop!

A gift voucher to attend one of our weekend workshops on permaculture, no-dig, agroforestry or market gardening. Including a seasonal lunch from the land and farm tour.

£2,500 or more

0 of 4 claimed

Name a cargo delivery bike !!!

We have 3 delivery bikes, soon to be 4 in 2022 and we would like one of our wonderful supporters to bestow a name upon each of them! You will be able to see your named bike whizzing around town delivering veg boxes and local produce each week!

£5,000 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Tutoring and mentorship

4 day sessions of personal coaching from our head grower to support your farming/growing journey covering a range of topics specialised to your requirements e.g. establishing a market garden and enterprise, starting a permaculture farm, cooperative farming, how to grow your own.

£100 or more

2 of 2 claimed

SCOOP zero-waste goody bag!

A hamper of products from SCOOP WHOLEFOODS to inspire a zero-waste home and kitchen - including stainless steel water bottle, lunchbox, thermos, Wholefoods and tasty snacks.

£175 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Harvest Wholefoods hamper

A hamper of goodies from harvest including zero waste products, eco bathroom products (soap, bamboo toothbrush) and tasty treats!

£225 or more

5 of 5 claimed

Local food hamper

A hamper of local food from Middle ground growers and our partner farms - full of seasonal flavours, fruits, products (e.g. our apple juice, cider vinegar, jam) and more!

£350 or more

1 of 1 claimed

5 course meal for two at Oak Restaurant

One of our key partners oak restaurant are offering a 5 course feast from beautifully prepared local regenerative ingredients - a real delight for the senses and tastebuds! Head chef Pete Ellis will talk you through the impressively crafted menu from the middle ground growers field to plate

£400 or more

8 of 8 claimed

Head chef demo and dining event

Join Rob at Landrace restaurant and our Middle Ground Grower Hamish for a for a journey into transforming raw ingredients from the field to a first class dish! Hamish Evans will outline the story of the food, how and where it is grown, followed by a cooking masterclass from Rob Sachev and of course plenty of tasting and dining along the way sampling the local flavours, wines and colours.

£1,000 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Name a polytunnel!

One of our poly tunnels will be named in your honour, or after a loved one, or a fun name of your choice ;-) A hand carved wooden plaque on entrance to the tunnel

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